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Savannah Tech selects Collingsworth as Career Services Coordinator

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Savannah Technical College has selected Kelly Collingsworth as its Career Services Coordinator. In this role, she will interface with business and industry recruiters to identify job openings and provide career development counseling to students and prospective students. She will also assist students with developing resumes and cover letters and job interview preparation. Additional responsibilities include coordinating job fair activities, promoting program services to the community; coordinating with faculty members to assist student in securing employment; developing and maintaining an employment database; participating in community events and volunteer opportunities; serving as the key student affairs staff member responsible for capturing and recording placement data.

Kelly Collingsworth

Prior to coming to Savannah Tech, Collingsworth worked as a Marketing and Sales coordinator for Savannah Quarters, Outreach Coordinator for the Office of Sustainability at Johns Hopkins University and served as the Executive Director of Keep Bulloch Beautiful.  She has a Master of Arts in professional communication and leadership from Georgia Southern University and a Bachelor of Arts in communication studies from Augusta University. She and her husband-to-be, Andrew, enjoy working on their urban farm and residing in the Lowcountry.

Savannah Technical College’s Career Services promotes opportunities for experiential learning, assists workforce development, cultivates and maintains partnerships with employers, and serves as a resources for staff, faculty, and the community. Career Services also supports employers with the recruitment, hiring, and retention of well-qualified teams. Through the use of STC’s online job portal, Career Connections, employers can directly connect with STC’s highly trained pool of students and graduates by posting employment opportunities.

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry. For graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, etc., visit www.savannahtech.edu/GainfulEmployment.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit. Contact SACSCOC for questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College. All questions about admission, enrollment, job placement, and related matters should be directed to an appropriate office at Savannah Technical College. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane Decatur, GA 30033-4097, 404-679-4500.

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#1928 | February 19, 2019

Career Services: Kelly Collingsworth
912.443.5880 or kcollingsworth@savannahtech.edu

Media Contact: Amy Shaffer, APR
912.443.5512 or ashaffer@savannahtech.edu